The Dether Beta App Is Now Live!

You can now buy and sell crypto for cash. Anytime. With your phone. Start using Dether today!

Aug 29, 2018 · 5 min read
https://app.dether.io

The Dether beta app is now available! Get it here. You can trade up to the equivalent of 1000 USD a day.


What is Dether? A mobile app that lets you cash-in and cash-out cryptocurrency, with no fees taken by the company.

Dether’s beta app is a peer-to-peer marketplace that allows anyone to buy crypto directly from other people nearby and spend it at physical stores located on the Dether map.

Users can also sell crypto, with the freedom to set their own fees. As this is the beta version of the Dether app, you can currently buy and sell ether for cash, and exchange ether for a variety of ERC20 tokens (and exchange those ERC20 tokens for ether). The next version of the app will have even more cryptocurrencies available to buy and sell.


Who was Dether created for? Everyone.

Especially unbanked individuals. Buying cryptocurrency presents many obstacles: fiat currency barriers, the need for a bank account, and certain geographical limitations. Individuals are often excluded from using cryptocurrency if their national currency is not accepted on a major exchange or if they don’t have a bank account or passport, leaving the world of dApps (decentralized applications) inaccessible. We’ve changed that, by releasing Dether in over 140 countries and giving millions of unbanked users access to crypto.

Much of the world remains unbanked — nearly 2 billion adults.

How Does Dether Work?

Dether addresses individuals interested in buying and selling cryptocurrency for fiat currency and finding shops where they can spend their cryptocurrency. Individuals can become an exchange by registering their point of sale on the Dether map.

Anyone can now:

  • Create and use the Dether wallet to transact with individuals and shops that accept crypto.
  • Exchange ETH to ERC20 tokens and vice versa.
  • Find crypto buyers and sellers nearby via the Dether map.
  • Discuss trade conditions through the messaging application, Telegram, and schedule an appointment in order to make a transaction.
  • Make a successful transaction secured by Dether smart contract, and automatically obtain a better reputation!

> Read a step-by-step guide to using the Dether app here!

Set up is easy

What makes Dether Special? Decentralization

Decentralization is at the heart of our mission:

  • No funds are held by any external entity. There’s no middleman between you and your funds.
  • We don’t take any fees on the transactions.
  • The reputation system is decentralized and based on the user’s participation in the ecosystem.
  • We don’t have access to conversations between users.
  • Because it’s a progressive web app, users aren’t inhibited by iOS or Android restrictions.

“We are building a decentralized, cash-in and cash-out marketplace, meaning that no central entity has any control over the user’s accounts, funds, or conversations. No funds are held. Each individual has their own private key located in their device. Conversations are peer-to-peer. The decentralized reputation system is based on the user’s number of trades and volumes. As a company, we don’t take any fees on the transactions between buyers and sellers.”

-Mehdi Amari, Dether cofounder.

A built-in wallet and exchange and stablecoin integration with Dai

For users shying away from volatility, Dether and MakerDAO, creators of the Dai stable token, have partnered to bring the value and power of a stable token to retailers and individuals worldwide using Dether. By further breaking the barriers to blockchain and crypto adoption, they enable any individual or shop owner to easily switch from any cryptocurrency stabilized against the value of the U.S. Dollar, and vice versa.

Dether also functions as a wallet, and has its own exchange feature integrated, thanks to the AirSwap widget. This allows users to trade directly for DTH, without having to access a centralized exchange.

Dether’s partnership with AirSwap allows users to access other ERC20 tokens, acting as a bridge to other exciting blockchain projects.

Available in more than 120 countries

The app is now available in over 120 countries*!

We are thrilled to be releasing the Dether app across countries in Africa, South America, and Asia. There are more than 2 billion adults that remain unbanked in these regions. Whether it’s for remittance, investment, or as a response to hyperinflation, we believe that these markets are in critical need of the ability to easily buy and sell cryptocurrency for cash.”

-Hamid Benyahia, Dether cofounder.

Our mission is make mass adoption global and accessible to all

Comfortable trade ceilings and a Dether license for the first 1000 users

With the Dether beta app, users can trade up to 1000 USD a day. We are also offering the Dether seller’s license to the first 1000 early-access users that register as a seller on the Dether map!


Is it available on iOS? Android?

Both! Dether’s Beta App is a progressive web app (PWA) available on both iOS (using Safari) and Android (using Chrome).

https://app.dether.io

You can download the Dether app here.


*List of countries in Alphabetical order:

Albania

Angola

Anguilla

Antigua and Barbuda

Argentina

Armenia

Aruba

Australia

Bahamas

Barbados

Belarus

Belize

Benin

Bermuda

Botswana

Brazil

British Virgin Islands

Bulgaria

Burkina Faso

Burundi

Cambodia

Cameroon

Cape Verde

Cayman Islands

Central African Republic

Chad

Chile

Colombia

Comoros

Congo — Brazzaville

Congo — Kinshasa

Costa Rica

Côte d’Ivoire

Croatia

Cyprus

Cyprus

Czech Republic

Denmark

Djibouti

Dominica

Dominican Republic

Egypt

Equatorial Guinea

Eritrea

Estonia

Ethiopia

Falkland Islands

Gabon

Gambia

Georgia

Gibraltar

Greece

Greenland

Grenada

Guinea

Guinea-Bissau

Haiti

Honduras

Hong Kong SAR China

Hungary

India

Indonesia

Kazakhstan

Kenya

Kyrgyzstan

Laos

Lithuania

Macedonia

Madagascar

Malawi

Malaysia

Mali

Mauritania

Mauritius

Mexico

Moldova

Mongolia

Montenegro

Montserrat

Nepal

Netherlands Antilles

New Caledonia

New Zealand

Nicaragua

Nigeria

Norway

Oman

Panama

Paraguay

Peru

Philippines

Portugal

Romania

Russia

Rwanda

Saint Helena

Saint Kitts and Nevis

Saint Lucia

Saint Martin

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

São Tomé and Príncipe

Saudi Arabia

Senegal

Serbia

Seychelles

Sierra Leone

Slovenia

Somalia

South Africa

Sudan

Swaziland

Sweden

Tajikistan

Timor-Leste

Togo

Tunisia

Turkey

Turkmenistan

Turks and Caicos Islands

Uganda

Ukraine

United Arab Emirates

Uruguay

Uzbekistan

Venezuela

Zambia

Thanks to Penelope Padua

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